A Grammar and Workbook
To Be Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge – 224 pages
Series: Grammar Workbooks
Basic Portuguese: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume.
Eighteen units covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of learning Portuguese. Grammar points are followed by examples and exercises which allow students to reinforce and consolidate their learning.
Clearly presented and user-friendly, Basic Portuguese provides readers with a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of Portuguese grammar.
1 Nouns 2 Articles 3 Numbers, times and dates 4 Present tense: regular verbs 5 Present tense: irregular verbs 6 Negatives 7 Using ser and estar 8 Adjectives and adverbs 9 Comparatives and superlatives 10 Subject pronouns and forms of address 11 Reflexive verbs and reflexive pronouns 12 Direct object pronouns 13 Indirect object pronouns 14 Possessive pronouns and possessive adjectives 15 The preterite tense and the present perfect tense 16 The imperfect tense 17 The preterite versus the imperfect 18 Revision
Janet Lloyd is Associate Head of the School of Languages and Senior Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Salford.
M. Cristina Sousa is Lecturer in Portuguese at the University of Salford.